1926 Melbourne Cup

1926 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 2)
Sweepstake of 75 pounds with 10,000 pounds added.
First: 9512 pounds and 200 pound Trophy; Second: 2000 pounds; Third: 1000 pounds.
1 10-1 SPEARFELT (b h 5y, Spearhead - Lady Champion) Tr: V O'Neill 9.3 H Cairns
2 33-1 NAOS (NZ) (b g 5y, Martian - Lady Lucy) Tr: L Robertson 7.0 N Percival
3 9-4 fav PANTHEON (Imp.) (b/br h 6y, Tracery - Scotch Rose) Tr: F Williams 9.3 J Pike
Then followed:
4 16-1 Royal Charter (br g 5y, Comedy King - Polylogy) J Holt 8.5 W Duncan
5 4-1 The Banker (b g 5y, Kilbroney - Bonville) C T Godby 8.12 M McCartin
6 33-1 Our Prince (b h 8y, Bachelor's Double - Painted Lady) J Bird 7.6 A Wilson
7 100-1 Johnnie Jones (b g 5y, Beragoon - Lady Bonne Amie) G J Carr 8.0 W Scanlon
8 50-1 Valamita (b h 4y, Valais - Tressamitta) F Taverna 8.0 cd 8.1 R Adams
9 25-1 Tookarby (b g 8y, Sea Prince - Karam) D J Price 8.10 H Jones
10 100-1 Spearer (b g 6y, Speahead - Francette's Daughter) H Gymer 8.6 A Reed
11 66-1 Valbee (b g 6y, Valais - Linbee) S Cusdin 7.11 S Davidson
12 6-1 Rampion (br c 3y, Rossendale - Royal Pet) F Williams 7.9 S Cracknell
13 14-1 Limerick (NZ) (br/blk g 3y, Limond - Medley) F D Jones 7.5 J Coutts
14 100-1 Miss Disraeli (b m 5y, Almissa - Miss Slap) F Musgrave 6.7 cd 6.10 F Dummett
15 8-1 Beedos (br g 5y, Kandos - Bee Bee) W Gerrard 6.7 cd 6.10 A Fullarton
16 20-1 The Slave (ch g 5y, All Black - Georgia) W Burke 7.7 E O'Sullivan
17 66-1 Piastoon (b h 4y, Piastre - Laratoon) G B Cush 8.4 J Toohey
18 66-1 Stralia (b g 7y, True Scot - Austra) H B Morgan 7.2 H Badger
19 40-1 Comus (Imp.) (br h 6y, Black Jester - Miss Matty) W Leyshon 7.11 K Godby
20 100-1 Balbus (b h 5y, St. Alwyne - Celine) A Foulsham 7.8 cd 7.9 J Daniels
21 200-1 Valaisian (b c 3y, Valais - Burletta) F Foulsham 7.4 T Lewis
 
Scratched: Manfred, Heroic. Won by: 1/2 length, neck. Time: 3:22.75. (equal track record)
Judge's numbers: 4-20-3.